A large number of forces, such as wind loads, the people in the building and heavy equipment housed in the building, act on the SWFC's structure. These compressive and bending forces are carried down to the ground by the diagonal-braced frame with added outrigger trusses. The design employs an effective use of material, because it decreases the thickness of the outer core shear walls and the weight of the structural steel in the perimeter.
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Between the 3 rd and fifth floors and the seventh to the seventy-seventh, are the offices, conference rooms and business areas of SWC. A little above from the seventy-ninth to ninety-third floors you will find the Park Hyatt Hotel and its exacting facilities. The topmost ninety-fourth to the century floor is all dedicated to sightseeing activities and tourist facilities. We hope to give you all relevant information like the history of this building, its layout, the facts and figures on SWFC and what makes it unique to the tourists who flock here along with a couple of travel tips to make your trip to the SWFC unique, well-planned and full of truly worth-while experience.
Opening Hour : - Height : m. Construction : - Most often it is confusing to know where the entrances are, how much the tickets will cost or at what time does the SWFC open or close. So we provide you with the much-needed travel information you will require as you head out to explore the Shanghai World Financial Center.
If you wish to go to the observation skywalks and deck areas then use the basement-1 elevator opposite the Jin Mao Tower or the west-side of the SWFC building. The Park Hyatt floors can be accessed from the south-side elevators. At the top of the Basement-1 elevators are the ticket counters.
It takes an amazing 66 seconds of high-speed travel in the elevator to reach the 94 th floor. If you wish to see only the 94 th floor in Shanghai World Financial Center the tickets will cost you CNY for adults, CNY 60 for the physically handicapped and kids with heights between the 3. If you wish to have a combined ticket for the three floors of the 94 th , 97 th, and the th floor then you pay CNY for an adult and CNY 90 for the disabled and kids within the 1 to 1.
Well, those who do not make the 1m mark are allowed to travel for free! Just the th-floor visit will cost you CNY From Dec 2 to Feb 8 , the Winter Illumination will bring you a beautiful winter scene on B1. Winter decoration is also available in the lounge of Floor 1 from Dec 2 to Dec 31 The building has multiple restaurants and cafes inside. You could enjoy the local food or have a snack during your visit.
Here is a list of things you could try:. Chaoshan cuisine is a hit now in Shanghai. Started in it envisaged a story m building with 94 floors. Shortly after the Shanghai World Financial Center project faced a funds challenge with the crisis in the Asian markets and when restarted the height was enhanced to m and a total of floors using the same foundations with reinforcement of the structure.
It was by then! In August a fire broke out on the 40 th floor probably due to a welding spark and this halted the work temporarily. The next controversy to hit it was the building top which was designed as a circular ring.
Since it looked like the rising sun symbol of Japan, the architects went back to their boards and changed the outline to look like a trapezoid instead. The new design looked more like a bottle-opener and hence the name stuck. Finally the last finishes were added in and the building was opened to visitors in August of almost 11 years later. Even to this date metal building replicas that can be used as bottle openers are sold in the gift shop of the tower.
The trapezoid-shaped aperture atop the Shanghai World Financial Center was integrated with reinforced concrete and structural steel. Oh, it does get crowded up the Shanghai World Financial Center and you may have to wait an hour or so for those exclusive views. From its observation deck, you will get some spectacular and astonishing views of the Shanghai skyline, an aerial view of the Pudong district and the banks of the River Huangpu.
You can also view the floored Jin Mao tower on its western side. The other observation deck on the 94 th floor is also no mean sight to behold at 1, feet. The deck here consists of a hall of about sq yards or sq m. The hall can be used for exhibitions and provides an enviable view of the River Huangpu and its banks along with the interesting perspective of the Shanghai skyline.
At 1, feet height, the deck here is perfect for selfies and photo-shoots. Look upwards and admire the tremendous ingenuity that has gone into the skylight. Did you know these are retractable and provide for an aerial overpass into the sky when the weather is fine?
Sit in their lobby with-a-view and patronize their cocktail bar as you take in the bird-eye panorama of the Shanghai and Pudong areas for free. At a height of m on the th floor, the gallery for views is yards long and has a reinforced glass floor. Just imagine walking atop the turrets of the 88 th floor Jin Mao Tower and reaching out to the top of the Oriental Pearl Tower! Watch the people from up above or just gaze outwards to embrace the Chinese horizon and both banks of the River Huangpu.
At sunset, the illuminated skyline makes the most exhilarating of views. The 1, feet glass corridor has three sections of the transparent glass corridor and is suspended over the bottle-opener-like opening atop the SWFC building.
This fourth highest Sky-Deck in the world is the third-highest Chinese observation decks. Did you know that the four tallest towers of Shanghai can be viewed right here near the Shanghai World Financial Center which itself is m tall? The trio-of-buildings tellingly located close to each other in the Financial District of Lujiazui at Shanghai sit on the shoreline of the River Pudong. Tickets: Jinmao Tower Observation Deck. Taking up a tour package of Shanghai is one of the best ways to see the SWFC and all its highpoints without the accompanying hassles of sightseeing.
If you would rather not pay for the view, how about going up to the 91 st floor and enjoying the view for free from the Century Avenue Bar and Restaurant? Sipping on a drink here is not very expensive and can cost you about 8 USD. Use Shanghai City Pass to choose 3—5 attractions from 19 attractions in 7 days.
If you stay here for more than 3 days, the city pass will be worthy your price. Other prominent tenants of the complex include an Apple Store under the sunken forecourt of the building topped by a cylindrical glass skylight rising from the forecourt , a multi-screen cinema, and a Citysuper supermarket. The remainder of the retail area is largely taken up by upscale chain restaurants and international luxury fashion brands. Maintaining a tradition begun with the historic HSBC Building across the Huangpu River on the Bund , the front of the north tower features a pair of bronze lions, the fourth pair of copies of the original which once graced the bank's old Shanghai headquarters.
The original lions are now held by the Shanghai Historic Museum which has no permanent home and are separately on display at the Museum's display room under the Oriental Pearl Tower and the Shanghai Banking Museum, both nearby in Lujiazui.
The first floor covers an area of about , square feet. Full opening the door on 28 April In addition, the store's basement has a three-storey car park with a total of 1, parking spaces. The basement is Apple Inc. The mall also opened its first domestic store, the Palace Cinema of Broadway Cinema and the first branch of the Hong Kong -owned supermarket citysuper. Other tenants include the fast food restaurant "Fast Menu", fashion stores , beauty cosmetics stores.
This floor also has an Italian restaurant Cova. On the third floor, there are Hong Kong Cantonese restaurant Liyuan, porridge noodle shop Zhengdou porridge noodle expert , Vietnamese cuisine restaurant Jinniuyuan and Taiwanese hot pot restaurant Taihe Temple spicy hot pot. There are also many restaurants on the fourth floor, such as the first chain store of American chain restaurant Morton's of Chicago in Mainland China , Isola from Hong Kong , the restaurant of the tonkatsu from Japan Ginza Merlin, and the British chain coffee shop Whittard of Chelsea.
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The Shanghai World Financial Center is a supertall skyscraper located in the Pudong district of Shanghai. It was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed. The reforms to establish Shanghai as a finance hub are in line with the government's pursuit of high-quality growth through market reform. The Shanghai International Finance Center is amongst the most iconic landmarks at the heart of the global city's Lujiazui Financial District.